Senior Software Engineer
London, UK
1h ago

At Freetrade, we believe investing should be open to everyone. It’s one of the best ways to grow your savings, but for a lot of people, investing seems complicated, expensive and remote.

We want to change all that! We're a technology company that brings simple, free stock investing to everyone. We’ve built a beautiful investing app to trade in real shares, with zero commissions or fees in a fluid, mobile-first experience.

And behind the app, we’re building all the technology and infrastructure from the ground up. As the first challenger stockbroker to disrupt the £1.

2 trillion UK retail investment market, we’re poised to expand into Europe in 2020. With a Series A funding round led by Draper Esprit and our recent crowdfunding round in which we raised £7m, our total funding exceeds £24m.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to evolve our architecture and own the design and development of core features.

Our stack : Using GCP's serverless offerings like Firestore, Cloud Composer & Stackdriver, we're able to quickly build a reliable and performant platform.

We use Swift and Kotlin to write performant and reliable native applications leading to a frictionless investment experience.

We're language-agnostic, as we're focused on finding amazing software engineers who want to build something exciting with us.

What you'll do in your first twelve months at Freetrade :

  • Own the design and development of non-trivial features
  • Develop a deep understanding of multiple parts of our stack as well as the processes and technologies relevant to our tech space
  • Help raise the bar for our team by contributing to best practices, automation, documentation, and hiring
  • Write well-tested software that has few regressions
  • Support operational excellence and make measurable improvements to our support processes
  • About you :

  • We hire in a language-agnostic way and have people from C#, Java, Ruby and Go backgrounds so whatever your skill set we're happy to hear from you - check out our current stack here
  • You’re team-oriented, keen to share your knowledge and open to giving (and receiving) continuous feedback
  • You write clean, performant, tested and maintainable code
  • You’re product-minded and understand the tradeoffs between quality and delivering fast
  • You’re a strong communicator and thrive working cross-functionally with disciplines from operations to design and growth to finance
  • You love to learn new skills and want to develop your existing ones to maximise your potential
  • You care about impact, love a challenge, and take ownership of your work
  • Logistics :

    The application process consists of an introductory call with one of the Talent team, followed by a technical interview carried out remotely.

    The final stage consists of both a coding project, system design session and a behavioural fit interview also carried out remotely over Zoom.

    You can read about our engineering interview process here . We offer a competitive base salary plus stock options and lots of other benefits .

    We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and representative team. Whatever your race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability - we want to hear from you.

    We're very open about what we're working on, and the best places to learn more are our buzzing community forum and our blog.

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